Inquirer Super

Super K

Up close and personal with ‘Money Heist: Korea’ cast

SEOUL—We discovered the following about these South Korean actors of “Money Heist: Korea”: Yoo Ji-tae is a goofball. Jang Yoon-ju is a playful scene-stealer. Lee Hyun-woo bends over with laughter when he hears something funny. And Park Hae-su wants everybody to know that he’s not scary. The actors are part of the cast of “The …

Up close and personal with ‘Money Heist: Korea’ cast Read More »

‘Halo-halo,’ ‘kwek-kwek’ and other things Hwang In-youp misses

Ten years ago, a would-be South Korean actor was “making tusok-tusok the kwek-kwek” in the streets of Davao. He loved the taste of deep-fried quail eggs coated with orange batter so much that it is still one of his favorite foods from the Philippines after all these years. That actor is Hwang In-youp and, last …

‘Halo-halo,’ ‘kwek-kwek’ and other things Hwang In-youp misses Read More »

Korean ‘Money Heist’: ‘They might seem similar, but are different dishes’

SEOUL—“Are you a professor?” a neighbor of Yoo Ji-tae once asked him. “I am not. I am an actor who plays the Professor in ‘Money Heist,’” Yoo answered. The neighbor was taken aback. He didn’t know that there was going to be a Korean remake of the hit Spanish show. Yoo laughed at the thought …

Korean ‘Money Heist’: ‘They might seem similar, but are different dishes’ Read More »

The real magic used to create ‘Sound of Music’

It took a decade for the webtoon “Sound of Magic” to get its live series adaptation.  Show  director Kim Sung-yoon (“Itaewon Class”) was impressed by the original webtoon’s story that depicted the characters wavering between dreams and reality and how magic alleviated their hardships.  The original webtoon was written by Ha Il-kwon.  And Director Kim …

The real magic used to create ‘Sound of Music’ Read More »